Provides access to various reference sources, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, other Japanese reference works (biographies, maps, chronologies, etc.), full text, and other visual and sound databases.
Encyclopedia of Japan is in English, otherwise the materials are in Japanese. Hint: For English content, click on "English" at the top right. Click on the "basic search" or "advanced search" tab. Enter a search term in English. Look for items on the results list that contain substantial English content.
Chinese Newspapers Collection
A variety of English-language Chinese newspapers, from ca. 1832-1953, including:
The single most comprehensive tool for searching the Library's print and electronic resources. You can limit to book reviews.
Research guide on Asian History, particularly the tabs on Japan and China.
When searching, be sure to search on spelling variations or alternatives of geographic and personal names. For example: